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Queueing traffic due to emergency repairs and burst water main on A629 Edgerton Road in both directions at Blacker Road North / Edgerton Grove Road, congestion on A629 Halifax Road to A643 Lindley Moor Road (Ainley Top Roundabout) and on A629 New North Road to Portland Street. In the roadworks area.
Temporary traffic lights at this junction, affecting traffic between Huddersfield and M62 J24. Causing delays of up to 30 minutes on bus route 503.
A mother who murdered her two young daughters “in a spasm of violence” has been told she must serve a minimum of 24 years in prison.
Samira Lupidi, 24, stabbed 17-month-old Jasmine Weaver and three-year-old Evelyn Lupidi at a women’s refuge in November last year.
William Szoradi shows no obvious signs of Marfan syndrome.
Yet if the three-year-old had not been diagnosed, his parents could have discovered his condition in the worst way possible.
Marfan syndrome, which is found in one out of approximately 3,000 people, affects the connective tissue between our limbs and organs.
That’s all on the blog from me. Robert will be with you shortly.
Detectives are warning residents of a series of thefts in Huddersfield in which cars have been stolen from petrol stations whilst the victims have been paying for fuel.
Over the past month, officers have seen a sharp increase in these types of offences, in particular when victims have left keys in the ignition whilst going to pay for petrol and thieves have got in their car and driven it away.
Det Con Scott Hartley, at Kirklees CID, said: “We are investigating eight similar offences at this time but believe there may be other victims who have not yet come forward.
“I would like to urge motorists to be vigilant whilst going to fill up at petrol stations to ensure that you take the keys out of the ignition and lock the car whilst paying.
“Anyone who has any information about these incidents is asked to contact myself at Kirklees CID via 101.”
Incidents can also be reported online via the following link:http://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/reportcrime. Crimes in progress should always be reported via 999.
Huddersfield Town have parted company with Academy chief Mark Lillis.
The former player has left his role after a review of the youth system - and coaches Dave Haley and Mick Reed have also left as part of the process. You can see more here.
There’s now queueing traffic due to the burst water main and emergency repairs on the A629 Edgerton Road in both directions at Blacker Road North / Edgerton Grove Road.
Temporary traffic lights have been set up at the junction, affecting traffic between Huddersfield and junction 24 of the M62.
There is congestion to the A643 Lindley Moor Road (Ainley Top Roundabout) and to Portland Street.
There’s lot of homes without water and two schools have closed early.
There’s trouble on the roads where Leeds Road and Bradley Road meet before Cooper Bridge. Details below.
A6107 Bradley Road in both directions partially blocked due to accident between A62 Leeds Road and Oak Road, congestion on B6118 Bog Green Lane to Paul Lane and on A62 Cooper Bridge Road to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout). Near the White Cross pub. Causing traffic to build up around Cooper Bridge.
Halifax Road in Edgerton is a bit jammed up...I think it’s because of the burst water main mentioned below.
We know a couple of schools are closed and I’m waiting for a picture.
A burst water main in Birkby is causing some issues. There’s lot of homes without water and now two schools have closed early.
If you’re heading east on the M62 this afternoon you may face some delays.
A lane is blocked on the entry slip road due to an accident at junction 29 (Lofthouse).
There are reports of heavy congestion in the area.
A woman from Heckmondwike has been convicted of murdering her two daughters.
Samira Lupidi, 24, stabbed 17-month-old Jasmine Weaver and three-year-old Evelyn Lupidi at a women’s refuge in November last year, Bradford Crown Court heard.
Lupidi admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility but denied murdering the girls.
She was found guilty of both murders by a jury of six men and six women after 90 minutes of deliberation on Tuesday.
There were shouts of “yes” from the packed public gallery as the verdicts were read out.
Lupidi sat with her head bowed in tears as she was comforted by a security guard.
Good afternoon. I’ve taken over on the blog from Henryk.
Computers are the new crow bars for criminals to steal your cash...so say the police. If you want to know more or ask questions there’s a web chat starting in 10 minutes.
Burst water main
Yorkshire Water contractors setting up traffic lights following burst water main at junction of Blacker Road and Edgerton Road, Huddersfield
Yorkshire Water is investigating reports of no water or low water pressure from properties in Huddersfield’s HD1 postcode area
Getting with the beat
Former Status Quo drummer Jeff Rich led a drum and percussion masterclass at the Rawthorpe-based Netherhall Learning Campus. The students, all aged between 11 and 18, also got their moment in the limelight, when he invited them on stage to teach them techniques first hand.
Status Quo drummer Jeff Rich at Netherhall learning campus with student Pavi Singh during his demonstration at the school.
The mega jam was part of the two-hour workshop that also included a talk by Jeff.
His visit was part of a 15-year-long project, which has seen him work in junior and high schools throughout the UK and as far afield as the Falkland Islands.
Leisure centre landmark
Huddersfield Leisure Centre is celebrating its first year of operation today - having logged more than 840,000 visits since the £36m facility opened on May 18, 2015 to replace Huddersfield Sports Centre.
The venue now has over 7,990 members, while almost 10,000 bookings have been made for the sports hall for activities like football, squash and badminton.
Traffic has returned to normal on the A629 Calderdale Way Westbound between A6025 Halifax Road and A6026 Wakefield Road / B6112 Stainland Road and on the A644 Eastbound between M62 J25 (Brighouse) and A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).
Traffic is easing following the re-opening of the exit slip road on M62 Westbound at J29 M1 (Lofthouse).
Police have closed the M62 Westbound exit slip road at J29 M1 (Lofthouse) following an accident.
Traffic is backing up onto the main carriageway.
Highways England reports an accident on the M62 J29 westbound exit near Lofthouse
Traffic is slow on the A629 Calderdale Way Westbound between A6025 Halifax Road and A6026 Wakefield Road / B6112 Stainland Road at Elland.
There’s also heavy traffic on the A644 Eastbound between M62 J25 (Brighouse) and A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).
This wonderful weather may not be here to stay...
Good morning, everyone! Another beautiful day, perhaps we should go on a Huddersfield wide holiday to make the most of it?
First up, here’s the latest on the roads this morning.
If you’re heading to Leeds on the M62 this morning, be ready for delays.
There are reports of one lane blocked and slow traffic due to a broken down vehicle on M62 Eastbound between J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome), congestion on M62 to J25 A644 (Brighouse).
Lane one (of three) is blocked.
Affecting traffic from Huddersfield towards Leeds.
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